This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This course reviews evidence-based practice and provides an overview of relevant theory for the development of a new semantically-based sentence-level treatment approach for persons with aphasia: Semantic Priming to Improve Comprehension and Expression of Sentences (SPICES). (Part 2: Course 8296)
Course created on January 25, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the three principles underlying Evidence-Based Practice (EBP).
- After this course, participants will be able to describe Spreading Activation Theory and Verb as Core as the theoretical basis for Verb Network Strengthening Treatment (VNeST).
- After this course, participants will be able to explain key principles that underlie the development and implementation of SPICES treatment.
|5-10 Minutes||Evidence-Based Practice|
|10-25 Minutes||Underlying theoretical models supporting Verbal Network Strengthening Treatment (VNeST)|
|25-40 Minutes||Verbal Network Strengthening Treatment (VNeST) in the literature|
|40-55 Minutes||Verbal Network Strengthening Treatment (VNeST) step by step|
|55-70 Minutes||Introduction to Semantic Priming to Improve Comprehension and Expression of Sentences (SPICES) treatment and underlying theoretical models supporting SPICES.|
|70-85 Minutes||Introduction to treatment steps of SPICES|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Emily Boss is a speech-language pathologist working at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS). Ms. Boss has provided aphasia rehabilitation services within the context of the VAPHS Program for Intensive Residential Aphasia Treatment and Education (PIRATE) since 2014. In addition, she is currently treating participants enrolled in a clinical trial examining the effects of massed vs. distributed treatment schedules on speech production outcomes in stroke survivors with apraxia of speech. Ms. Boss received her Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Pittsburgh.
Content Disclosure: The primary focus of this course is the SPICES aphasia treatment approach, though other relevant approaches may be discussed to provide background information.
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